State Civil Defense siren maintenance technicians will conduct siren testing on Thursday, Nov. 15, between 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The siren testing will be conducted at the following locations:
- Kuliouou Park
- Moanalua Valley
- Ewa Elementary
- Ewa Beach Shopping Center
Testing will also be conducted at the Ala Wai Boat Harbor and Ala Moana Beach Park between 1 p.m to 3 p.m.
Residents in these areas may hear the sirens sound for 30-seconds during the identified time periods. The technicians will use data gathered from these tests to verify operational status and maintenance actions.
On Friday, Nov. 16, the following areas are scheduled to be tested between 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.:
- Camp Erdman
- Fred Wright Park
- Mililani High School
- Mililani Tech Park
- Mililani Mauka District Park
On Friday, Nov. 16, the following areas are scheduled to be tested between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.:
- Campbell Industrial Park
- Honokai Hale
Testing will continue next week Monday through Wednesday.
Areas scheduled for testing on Oahu include Kapolei, Campbell Industrial Park, Honokai Hale, Haleiwa, North Shore, Polynesian Cultural Center, Windward coast, Wahiawa, Hahaione Valley, Kaimuki, Palolo, and Makiki.
Oahu residents may call State Civil Defense at 733-4300 if they have any questions or concerns regarding this test of the Statewide Outdoor Siren Warning System. Updates on further testing will be given the afternoon prior to the identified testing day.
Contact the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management at (808) 723-8960 to report routine siren operations issues. Oahu residents may also sign up to adopt a siren at http://sirens.honolulu.gov
State Civil Defense encourages the public to make use of redundant methods of warning including, but not limited to, text notification systems and NOAA Weather Radio.